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Making progress

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

..one leaf at a time… …but actually faster than I had expected! Helen

Small steps to solve a big problem…..and a beautiful quilt….

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

When I was at the FQR retreat a few weeks ago I came across the most beautiful quilt. It was being used as a tablecloth, which I thought was sacrilege, but we won’t go into that here. Each to their own. Enough to say that it was a real smasher of a quilt. Needless to […]

Off to a good start

Monday, September 9th, 2013

Today is a half-day holiday in Zürich – for Knabenschiessen – aka ‘boys’ shooting day’. The schools actually have the whole day off and over the long weekend both boys and girls can take part in a shooting competition and visit a huge fun fair. In total about 3,000 kids take part – my son […]

Letting go

Sunday, September 8th, 2013

This year has brought with it many changes. I almost can’t remember what my old life felt like. Now it’s busy, full of challenges and I’m having trouble sometimes to find the time to do the things I love to do…..like sewing and blogging and pottering in the garden. I think, if I’m honest, that […]